Buck Owens

Country Singer

Birthday August 12, 1929

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Sherman, TX

DEATH DATE Mar 25, 2006 (76)

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American county singer with the group the Buckaroos, known for pioneering the Bakersfield Sound. He could play the fiddle and the steel guitar.

Before Fame

He decided he wanted to be called Buck at the age of four. He was the co-host of a show on the radio called Buck and Britt.


He released ten #1 country albums from 1963 to 1968.

Family Life

He married his fourth wife, Jennifer Smith, in 1979.

Associated With

He hosted the western TV series Hee Haw with Roy Clark from 1969 to 1986.